|Sustainability Base: The Reality Begins|
NASA's newest building also is one of the nation's greenest. Sustainability Base, on the campus of NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is a highly intelligent and intuitive facility designed to anticipate and react to changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and occupancy. The building can optimize its performance automatically, in real time, in response to internal and external changes.Meeting the White House challenge to lead by example, NASA has repurposed its technologies and inc...
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|Sustainability Base: Congratulations Message from John Holdren, OSTP|
At the dedication of Sustainability Base, a pre-recorded message from John Holdren was played for the audience. Dr. Holdren is the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.Sustainability Base is NASA's newest building and is also one of the nation's greenest. Built on the campus of the Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., the building is a highly intelligent and intuitive facility designed to anticipate and react to changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and ...
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|2011 Green Flight Challenge Highlights Video|
On Monday, October 3, 2011, NASA's Centennial Challenges program awarded the largest prize in aviation history, created to inspire the development of more fuel-efficient aircraft and spark the start of a new electric airplane industry. Three teams successfully met all requirements and competed for the $1.65 million purse in the CAFE Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, over the skies of Santa Rosa, California.For more information about NASA's Centennial Challenge, please visit http://www...
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|Aeronautics at NASA Ames|
In business and in our personal lives, the aviation industry is a key enabler to our way of life and the smooth functioning of our economy. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is looking for new ideas, conducting basic research into new technologies and operational procedures, and trying out new vehicle, operations, and safety technologies in relevant environments.Produced in June, 2010, this video was created for "The Leading Edge," a one hour television program on NASA TV that expl...
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